New Hire Roundup: Augustine Succeeds Sayler at RJF; Valdman and Leventino Join ETFS
In new-hire news this week, Raymond James Financial CEO Paul Reilly announced that Jamie Augustine will succeed Van Sayler as head of Fixed Income.
The Benefits of Adding Industrial Metals: Portfolio Fix
Palladium and platinum offer investors some metals exposure but not at the price level of gold.
New Products, Indices Expand Investor Options in ETF Market
Thursday was a busy day in the ETF world. To wit, Russell Investments announced a Fundamental Index Series based on its partnership with Rob Arnott's Research Affiliates.
ETF Securities Debuts U.S. ETP Backed by Gold Bars Held in Asia
ETF Securities' ETFS Physical Asian Gold Shares will launch Friday under the ticker AGOL. The ETP will be physically backed by gold bars vaulted in Singapore by J.P. Morgan Chase.
Outlook 2011, Precious Metals: Group to Advance 28%, but Watch Volatility
Gold, silver, platinum and palladium have their own unique trading characteristics, says ETFS Securities.
ETF Securities, Schwab Report ETF Assets on the Rise
Charles Schwab announced Tuesday that as of Oct. 5, exchange-traded fund assets exceeded $100 billion.
ETF Securities' Precious New Fund: All That GLTRs Is Not Just Gold
ETF Securities on Friday will launch an exchange traded fund offering a diversified portfolio of precious metals--gold, silver, platinum, and palladium--under the ticker symbol GLTR, or "Glitter."
ETF Securities Assets Grow on Gold Success
ETF Securities USA announced Wednesday that assets under management for four of its precious metals ETFs are over $2 billion.
Interest in Gold Shares Surge, Says ETF Securities Executive
ETF Securities USA said ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (SGOL) had a record day's trading volume on August 11 of 1.74 million shares, or $208 million.
Interest in Gold Shares Peaking, Says Trust Exec
After gold prices weakened in July, gold futures hit a six-week high in mid-August as investors look for safe havens.